Dede Cummings is a writer, poet, and publisher at Green Writers Press in Brattleboro. At Middlebury College, she was the recipient of the Mary Dunning Thwing Award, attended the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference as an undergraduate fellow, and studied with Hayden Carruth at the Bennington Writers’ Workshop. She was the recipient of a Vermont Studio Center writing grant in 2016 and her small press was honored by the Inspiration Vermont Award sponsored by the Bookstock Book Festival in Woodstock, Vermont. She is the author of two poetry collections, To Look Out From (Homebound Publications, 2017) and The Meeting Place (Salmon Poetry, 2020). Dede is the author of seven other nonfiction titles. Her website is: https://dedecummingsdesigns.com